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You first got married and you bought a house. Soon after that the kids came along. Now you’re feeling like there is just not enough room for everyone anymore. But what can you do? ...

There are several stages of life that have relatively clean splits from each other. There’s youth, there’s the teenage years, the college years, and then at some point you turn into the closest thing that you can to a functional adult. And it’s understood that culturally speaking, teenage and college years are going to be a little looser about experimenting and partying of various sorts. ...

Most people, when they think about the idea of fashion accessories, immediately think of women. This is probably more because of advertising trends than actual physical reality though, and men wear just as many types of things on their wrists as women do, and the cultural symbology is just as important. ...

If you live in an area that has long, cold, hard winter weather, you’ve likely seen what a bad winter can do to your way of life. From freezing, icy roads to power outages and more, snow and ice can cause a major amount of damage to your property as well as your safety. And in situations like this, having a warm house to come home to can make all that driving snow and bitter temperatures feel bearable. ...

With how dependent most people have become on electricity in their homes, it can be hard to manage when the power goes out. However, knowing how to remedy small electrical woes yourself can save you time and money. Included here are a few DIY electrical home repairs to make yourself, and a few instances where you should call in the professionals. ...

Though a lot of time and effort is spent by government officials to reduce the amount of crime, there has always been a significant amount of both property and violent crimes. In fact, about one in ten households in the United States are victimized by some form of property crime in any given year. Property crimes such as burglary, motor vehicle theft and vandalism can happen anywhere, but many of these crimes can happen at home. While there are many ways to reduce the likelihood...

Whether you’ve decided to get a dog, cat or any other type of animal, great care should always be taken when introducing a new pet to your family and the home. This is especially the case if you already have established pets in the house. All the family must be prepared for the new arrival and know how to behave to make sure that the transition is as gentle and successful as possible. ...

Placing plants in your bathroom is an excellent way of breathing life into the space – as long as you find the right ones. It might seem like plants wouldn’t thrive in a bathroom, but some varieties would like nothing better than to find themselves there. Here’s what you should be thinking about when you want plants in the bathroom. ...

When you have young children, you get used to being home a lot more than you used to when you were young free and single. In the early days of parenthood, once you’ve got the little rascals into bed, you and your partner probably end up slumped on the sofa and counting down the minutes until it’s a respectable time for you to also go to bed. However, as the kids get into a routine (and you get better at handling life on less sleep) you’ll find night after night in front...

You may or may not be a gardener, but you are required to keep some outdoor tools if you have a home with a yard. Actually, you will find keeping up your yard an enjoyable job if you have the right tools with you. Some of the thumb rules that you must keep in mind when buying tools are as follows: Always buy quality tools. For example, the best option is to have tools that have wooden shafts and metal handles. Handles having “D” shape will be easy not only on your...

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